The head of the Italian Red Cross, Francesco Rocca, called for a humanitarian, rather than a military response the Mediterranean migrant crisis, in a press conference at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, Wednesday. Rocca stated that “the dignity and the life of these people is a priority” and “If we bomb and let them die in Libya it is not a solution.”

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USA: Italian Red Cross chief urges humanitarian response to migrant crisis
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The head of the Italian Red Cross, Francesco Rocca, called for a humanitarian, rather than a military response the Mediterranean migrant crisis, in a press conference at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, Wednesday. Rocca stated that “the dignity and the life of these people is a priority” and “If we bomb and let them die in Libya it is not a solution.”